Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Jamaat man held for instigating labour unrest

Jamaat man held for instigating labour unrest
Source: New Age
August 26, 2008

The police on Monday arrested Masiur Rahman, president of Gazipur sadar unit of Sramik Kalyan Federation, labourer unit of Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh, at Chandana under Gazipur sadar for allegedly instigating labour unrest in the area.

Another Ramzan Ali, who was with Masiur, was also caught for questioning. The police said worker of Nightingale Fashion Garments of Konabari under sadar upazila ransacked the factory, demanding 20 per cent hike in their salary on Sunday.

Police said Masiur, along with others, instigated the labour unrest. Humayan Kabir, manager of the factory, filed a case against 41 persons, including Masiur, accusing them of damaging assets worth Tk 50 lakh. The police on Sunday arrested 16 persons in connection with the case.

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